Intensive Care Cost Analysis of Patients with Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases from Two University Hospitals


İNAL M. T. , MEMİŞ D., YELKEN B. , SÜT N.

TRAKYA UNIVERSITESI TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI, cilt.27, sa.4, ss.391-394, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 27 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5174/tutfd.2009.02156.1
  • Dergi Adı: TRAKYA UNIVERSITESI TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.391-394

Özet

Objective: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a leading cause of death worldwide with a continued rising mortality rate, and it represents a major socioeconomic burden. The aim of this study was to examine the costs of acute exacerbation of COPD patients admitted to two different university hospital intensive care units.